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On the beach, white sand, snorkelling
On the beach, white sand, snorkelling
On the beach, white sand, snorkelling
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas

Guest reviews

4.9 out of 5 Exceptional
176 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Parking included
Air conditioning
Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays


Explore the area

Popular LocationPuaikura Beach18 min walk
Popular LocationBlack Rock3 min drive
Popular LocationRarotonga Golf Club4 min drive
AirportRarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.)8 min drive

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About this area


Located on the beach, Magic Reef Bungalows is in Rarotonga's Arorangi neighbourhood. Travellers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Cook Islands Library and Museum, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Aroa Beach and Tikioki Marine Sanctuary. Maire Nui Botanical Gardens and Te Vara Nui Village are also worth visiting. Kayaking and scuba diving offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking and mountain climbing nearby. Our guests love the property's central location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Puaikura Beach - 18 min walk
  • Black Rock - 3 min drive
  • Rarotonga Golf Club - 4 min drive
  • Aroa Beach - 4 min drive
  • National Stadium - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportRarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 8 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Magic Reef Bungalows

Adults-only beach villa
Guests at this beach villa will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 9 individually decorated villas feature WiFi and Select Comfort beds. Kitchenettes with fridges and hobs are standard, and guests will also find LCD TVs with digital channels and furnished balconies or patios. Private bathrooms are not en suite and housekeeping is available once per stay.
Magic Reef Bungalows offers 9 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate living rooms. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Accommodation at this 3.5-star villa has kitchenettes with fridges, hobs, kitchenware and utensils and coffee/tea makers. Rooms have detached private bathrooms. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a rainfall showerhead, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Rarotonga villa provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Recreational amenities at the villa include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • On the beach


  • Outdoor pool
  • Umbrellas


  • WiFi available (NZD 25 per stay)

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Electric car charging station


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Paper towels


  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily: NZD 15 per person


  • Premium bedding
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Select Comfort bed
  • Pillow menu
  • Rollaway/extra beds: NZD 75.0 per day


  • Private bath (detached)
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Rainfall shower head
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer

Living spaces

  • Living room
  • Sitting area


  • 32-inch LCD TV with digital service
  • DVD player
  • Music library
  • Video library

Outdoor areas

  • Furnished balcony/patio
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry detergent

Work spaces

  • Computer station


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan


  • No pets or service animals


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • No lifts
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Local maps
  • Window screens
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luggage storage
  • Blackout curtains
  • Laptop-compatible safe

Location highlights

  • Near the ocean
  • Near the sea
  • On the waterfront

Things to do

  • Snorkelling on site
  • Bike rentals on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • 9 rooms
  • 1 floor
  • 10 buildings
  • Built in 2007
  • Individually decorated



Check-in between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Express check-in


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (8 AM - 4:00 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (10 AM - 2:00 PM)
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements
Open 10 AM to midday on Sundays.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 12 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 12 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 75.0 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 15 (for 20 minutes, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 25 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 20 per person (one way)
  • Early check-in fee: 50 per cent of room rate (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: 50 per cent of room rate (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 75.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property uses solar energy
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Guests must transfer via airport shuttle to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 12 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Magic Reef Bungalows Villa Rarotonga
Magic Reef Bungalows Villa
Magic Reef Bungalows Rarotonga
Magic Reef Bungalows
Magic Reef Bungalows Villa
Magic Reef Bungalows Rarotonga
Magic Reef Bungalows Villa Rarotonga

Frequently asked questions

Does Magic Reef Bungalows have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Magic Reef Bungalows pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Magic Reef Bungalows?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Magic Reef Bungalows?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. A 50% fee applies for early check-in (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at Magic Reef Bungalows?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a 50% fee (subject to availability).
Does Magic Reef Bungalows provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of NZD 20 per person, one way, applies.
Where is Magic Reef Bungalows located?
This Arorangi villa is on the beach, 2 mi (3.3 km) from Aroa Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Cook Island Christian Church (CICC) and Cook Islands Library and Museum. Tikioki Marine Sanctuary and Muri Beach are also within 9 mi (15 km).
176 reviews
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
1 - Terrible




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 8 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Cook Islands Odyseey
Meet by owner...at airport.took us to a supermarket to get drinks and snacks.Very professional.Suggested local cafes,day trips and saw us each night.Provided electric car at minimal cost. Highly professional and will return there.Would strongly recommend to other guests
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great spot, very quiet, and the personal service was appreciated. Our Air con didn't work but I think they are replacing some units.
Stayed 8 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I highly recommend Magic Reef Bungalows. The property is beautiful, right on the ocean and staffed by incredibly friendly people. We enjoyed getting to know Lawrence (the owner) and Gill (General Manager). They offered incredible suggestions for places to see and eat. We even were invited to happy hour with the team!
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

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